Students Present at Top Economics Conference

March 29, 2012


When many of the nation's top economic scholars recently met in Boston at the annual Eastern Economics Association Conference, four Stonehill students were among the presenters.

Using primary research and regression analysis, the students delivered three professional papers.

Advised by Professor Akira Motomura, Emily Helming '12 examined how a baseball team's successful offense impacts attendance at MLB games.

Advised by Professor Sean Mulholland, Rachel Sederberg '13 and Juliana Carattini '12 reported that competition from Catholic high schools can actually enhance public school student performance.

Advised by Professor Akira Motomura, Daniel Sexton '12 explored the impact that political parties have on educational quality in America.

Professors Mulholland and Motomura presented at the conference as did Professors Hossein Kazemi and Mark Kazarosian.

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